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Oral arguments are taking place Friday afternoon, in the case brought by opponents of the newly-certified ballot measure legalizing recreational marijuana in Arizona.
Aug. 12, 2016
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In June, Cottonwood became the first city in Arizona to ban the sale and use of tobacco, nicotine and vapor products to anyone under the age of 21. The group that spearheaded the effort said they would try and enact similar bans in other Verde Valley communities.
Aug. 12, 2016
Laura Fallon
Part 5: Laura Fallon shares her experience "going big" with well-known political columnist Molly Ivins, who had gathered a group of friends to raft down the Canyon as a final hurrah to celebrate her final session of chemotherapy.
Aug. 12, 2016
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell
The federal government says tribes can now begin entering into agreements with the National Park Service to allow members to pick plants on protected land.
Aug. 12, 2016
New data suggest a federal program meant to prioritize the deportation of immigrants who have been charged with serious crimes has had only modest impacts on the number of people being detained by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Aug. 12, 2016
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If you’re looking for a place to watch the Perseid meteor shower in Arizona, then you’re invited to Lost Dutchman State Park in Apache Junction.
Aug. 12, 2016
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This expansion comes less than a year after Phoenix-based Freeport-McMoRan chose not to expand a similar mine, but to shut it down.
Aug. 12, 2016
Joining forces to rely less on the big guys is one game plan being discussed among Arizona’s aerospace industry. During a recent roundtable hosted by the Phoenix Business Journal, company executives shared stories about what’s working and what’s not.
Aug. 12, 2016
soccer watch party
Soccer fans are out in force in Phoenix to watch the U.S. women’s team compete in Rio. The team has won gold in the past three Olympics, and fans are hoping for another triumph.
Aug. 11, 2016
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About 4 million people live in Maricopa County. Local officials say the 911 system gets overwhelmed if roughly 400 of them call at the same time.
Aug. 11, 2016
Supporters the 'Yes on 205' campaign
Supporters of legalizing recreational marijuana in Arizona kicked off their “Yes on Prop 205” campaign Thursday, the same day the Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan affirmed they had officially gathered enough signatures to put the issue on the November ballot.
Aug. 11, 2016
Perseid meteor shower
You might want to set your alarm a bit early tomorrow morning, like maybe between midnight and dawn and find a nice dark spot to look up at the sky to get a glimpse of the peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower.
Aug. 11, 2016
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
Arizona is doing well in four policy areas in the fight against cancer. That’s according to a new report from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.
Aug. 11, 2016
The issue of legalizing marijuana is the subject of a two-day conference being put on Thursday and Friday by ASU’s Morrison Institute, and includes pro and con arguments, as well as presentations by independent experts.
Aug. 11, 2016
Arizona State Parks is kicking off a new project called the Arizona Premier Trail System. This comes in time for the 60th anniversary of the State Parks, which is next year.
Aug. 11, 2016
Chandler and Tempe each put up about $60,000 this year for the Sunny Arizona campaign, which consists of a website and advertising in AAA publications, among other efforts.
Aug. 11, 2016
To get a sense of where this new addition will fit in the Spanish-language news universe, The Show talks to Rick Edmonds, the media musiness analyst at the Poynter Institute, a non-profit journalism school.
Aug. 11, 2016
A partnership between Google and the Environmental Defense Fund found three natural gas leaks in Mesa, Arizona. Americans are using a lot more natural gas than we used to, and that could pose a climate problem, according to the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF).
Aug. 11, 2016
School lunch
The Flagstaff Unified School District is hoping to make lunchtime a little more environmentally friendly this year by using biodegradable trays in their high school cafeterias.
Aug. 11, 2016
The head of the county's Development Services department says misinformation about sober living homes in the unincorporated areas of Yavapai County is causing concern among residents who live there.
Aug. 11, 2016

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